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Zero aerodynamic drag
« on: 18/06/2007 19:04:18 »
Is it theoretically possible? If not, what is closest we could get?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 18/06/2007 19:20:38 »
I believe that that the best that can be achieved is about 3% of the drag that a flat disk of the same diameter would have, this is at subsonic speeds of course
 

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Zero aerodynamic drag
« Reply #2 on: 18/06/2007 19:29:10 »
Would I be correct in thinking that at supersonic speeds the least amount of drag possible would be greater than at subsonic speeds?
 

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